Bryan Rooney: catalogue of ill-health left him unable to play fiddle for a time. Photograph: Brian Farrell

God knows how many Irish people living in London have, over the decades, been stopped in their tracks by familiar music wafting out the door of some e(...)

You are what you hunt and gather. Most of this gluttonous adult life was spent deep inside a mustard-stained bread bin. There cometh a beer belly by 2(...)

Detail from ‘Ireland’s Crossroads, Camden Town’ from the Bernard Canavan exhibition at the Kenny Gallery in Galway until December 11th

A new selling exhibition of paintings by London-Irish artist Bernard Canavan, under way at the Kenny Gallery in Galway, is likely to appeal to the man(...)

Simon Whiteside (left) and Barry Wallace (right)  at their new London restaurant Hook Camden.

Barry Wallace co-owns the Bia Mara and Hook fish restaurants with business partner Simon Whiteside. Bia Mara has quickly become one of the most popula(...)

 Irish architects Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey, at home in Rathmines, Dublin. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey are having a moment: they have just been awarded the RIBA Royal Gold Medal – one of world architecture’s top prizes, (...)

Parents of the late British singer Amy Winehouse pose for photographs next to a statue of their daughter unveiled in the Stables Market in Camden Town, London at the weekend. Photograph: Hannah McKay/EPA

Hundreds of fans gathered in Camden, north London, yesterday for the unveiling of a statue in memory of singer Amy Winehouse. The bronze statue, which(...)

A  handout photo issued by Metropolitan Police of  Alice Gross, from  west London. She has been missing since August 28th. Photograph: PA

British detectives investigating the disappearance of schoolgirl Alice Gross have arrested a man on suspicion of murder. Fears had been growing(...)

A traditional Irish music session at the London Irish Centre earlier this year

It is safe to say the 500 young people dressed as nuns, bishops, housekeepers and priests in a celebration of Father Ted were not what the founders of(...)

Kook, line and sinker: Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan in What If

It is sobering to consider that, in its quieter moments, this perfectly serviceable romantic comedy thinks itself to be journeying towards uncharte(...)

Facilities: Fine Music: Lovely jazz Food provenance: Brilliant. Glebe Brethan cheese, Oleum Flumen de Finca olive oil, Loch Duart sal(...)